gzip compression not working
cbillen at warmlyyours.com
Thu May 22 21:51:52 MSD 2008
Hi guys, ok just removing the file size did work...and the http test as
well. Now should I be concerned with gzip_http at all? what is going to
give me compression for most clients out there?
Thanks for the tip on the types as well.
On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 11:24 AM, Calomel <nginxlist at calomel.org> wrote:
> Is the test file you are testing larger than 1100 bytes and one of the
> formates you listed in gzip_types?
> If you have curl (linux, BSD, ect.) installed you can do your own
> header tests with: curl -I --compressed http://localhost
> Nginx "how to"
> Calomel @ https://calomel.org
> Open Source Research and Reference
> On Wed, May 21, 2008 at 12:24:39AM -0500, Christian Billen wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have a fresh new installation of nginx on ubuntu 8.04 (installed via
> > apt-get, I believe it is 0.5.x something)
> > In my nginx.conf file I have gzip turned on, now I wanted to do a basic
> > test and serving a static html file, but the file does not come
> > at all.
> > Here's the snippet of configuration, I tried variations on this without
> > success
> > gzip on;
> > gzip_min_length 1100;
> > gzip_buffers 4 8k;
> > gzip_proxied any;
> > gzip_types text/plain text/html text/css
> > gzip_http_version 1.1;
> > gzip_comp_level 6;
> > Does anyone have any idea why nothing is compressed?
> > I've used this http://www.gidnetwork.com/tools/gzip-test.php and
> > to test the results.
> > Thank you so much!
> > Visible links
> > 1. http://www.gidnetwork.com/tools/gzip-test.php
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